Perth Winter Festival 2018 / 2019
One of Scotland’s favourite Winter destinations, Perth City Centre is a popular choice for shopping, eating out and being entertained! Perth Winter Festival calendar of events runs from Hallowe’en in October to Chinese New Year in February and brings with it a seasonal extravaganza of markets, shows, family fun and cultural events.
Join us as we switch on the lights of Scotland’s newest city and celebrate with live music, a chocolate festival and a cultural event for the entire community – Perth Winter Festival has something for everyone!
Think everything from foodie fountains to knitters circles, singing brownies to chart-topping stars. While you’re here, why not stop for a bite of lunch, take part in one of the fantastic markets on offer or book into one of the spectacular Christmas shows, pantos or concerts?!
Breakfast with Santa | 16th & 23rd Dec
£9 per child including breakfast and gift Choice of breakfast for adults and children:
- Full cooked breakfast – £5.95
- Coffee and Danish – £3.95
Tickets are available in store on the Christmas Dept. on 2nd floor. Spaces are Limited to make sure to book your spot soon.
Pitlochry New Year Street Party | 1st Jan 19
Enjoy a real community New Year party in the beautiful Highland Perthshire town of Pitlochry. Join in the fun with the pipe band, ceilidh dancing in the street, children’s entertainment, food and mulled wine. Entry to the party is free, with funds raised from donations for the food and drink, and raffle ticket sales.
Comrie's Hogmanay Flambeaux | 31st Dec
Celebrate the coming of the New Year in impressive fashion at the traditional Comrie Flambeaux parade. Flambeaux torches are paraded around the village preceded by a pipe band, and followed by a fancy dress parade. The torches are then cast into the River Earn.
For more information click here
Perth Riverside Light Nights | 26th Jan - 10th Feb
Brighten up those winter nights with one of the high points of the Perth City Centre calendar – the return of the Perth Riverside Light Nights. Following a variety of themes visit the winter wonderland at Norie Miller Park on the banks of the River Tay to enjoy spectacular lighting and entertainment to chase away those January/February blues.
Perth "Robert Burns Celebration | 26th - 27th Jan
Perthshire Chinese New Year | 2nd Feb
Winter Festival Programmes
Want to find out about all the amazing Winter Festival events coming to Perth & Kinross this Winter? Take a browse through both the Perth and Kinross programmes to find your festive fun!
Perth’s stunning location on the River Tay puts Perth at the very heart of Scotland’s public transport network. With regular bus and rail services to destinations across Scotland.
By Car/Park and Ride
If you wish to park and ride you can find out more information here
Find out more about parking in Perth City Centre at http://www.pkc.gov.uk/cityparking
Things to Do
When it comes to “things to do”, Perthshire has an enviable reputation for offering it all. You can seek adventure or relaxation in Highland Perthshire, top up on shopping and culture in our towns – and city! – or delve into the past with our huge number of historical attractions. There are gardens to explore, lochs to sail on and trails to walk.
Perthshire is also known as Scotland’s larder, so it’s no coincidence that so many of the country’s award-winning hotels and restaurants are located here. We’re also known for our fun-filled events, from music festivals to foodie feasts and family fun days.
And Perthshire is centrally located, so it’s easy to get here. Hop on a train or bus, jump in the car, bring your bikes, scooters and kayaks – it won’t take long and you’ll make memories to last a lifetime.